techUK has launched a Life Sciences workstream, bringing together members actively working in drug discovery, digital therapeutics, data and AI, or those interested in moving into this space. As the Life Sciences sector looks to introduce digital health technologies into its portfolio, techUK are shaping the conversation.
techUK will launch the Health & Social Care SME Forum, giving businesses working across the health and care sectors the opportunity to further their development within the sector, connect with peers and potential collaborators, and provide opportunities for engagement with key government and industry stakeholders.
Following the forum’s launch, we will host a series of sessions throughout 2023 and 2024. These will include SME networking sessions, focussing on different problems facing the sector, as well as opportunities to meet with Government and industry stakeholders working to improve the market for SMEs.
We welcome any SMEs with an interest in health or social care to join the group and encourage suggestions for topics and themes.
The event will kick-off with a panel event, with speakers from SME members of techUK's Health & Social Care Council:
Please note this session is open to SMEs only, and we will initially be restricting bookings to 2 places per company.
For all enquiries and comments please contact Alex Lawrence, Programme Manager for Health & Social Care: [email protected].
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With health and care systems around the globe facing increasing pressures, the use of digital technology has never been more important. Supporting a vibrant ecosystem with the potential to become a world leader, techUK is helping its members navigate the complex space of digital health and care in the UK and ensure our NHS is prepared for the challenges of the future.
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